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Paralegal Studies

Proudly celebrating more than 30 years of ABA approval

While some paralegals benefit from on-the-job training, the Bureau of Labor Statistics suggests that most employers prefer graduates of paralegal education programs. Queens College offers an ABA-approved certificate program in the New York City area.

Paralegal Studies Program Is Now Accepting International Students!
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Program Objectives

To provide comprehensive and practical training in those areas of the law that prepare paralegals to assist attorneys. Your career training includes legal research factual analysis, case preparation for civil litigation and criminal proceedings, preparation of legal documents and other forms, case schedule maintenance, and law office administration. Attend Queens College to learn how to become a paralegal in New York.

Paralegals are prohibited by law from offering legal advice. Our program teaches and reviews the ethical considerations involved in the paralegal field. Continuing professional courses are also available for graduates and practicing paralegals in New York.

Special features of our program:
• ABA-approved
• Approved for veterans benefits and other voucher systems
• Day, evening, and weekend certificate programs
• Faculty and advisory board members include prominent judges, attorneys, and paralegals
• Paralegal studies library on campus
• Internship course provides on-the-job experience
• Placement assistance offered to graduates (placement not guaranteed)
• Westlaw online access


 Office Information

Kissena Hall Room 259
Phone: (718) 997-5700
Fax: (718) 997-5723
Office Hours
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Sharon Shulman, Esq.
Program Director, Paralegal Studies

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